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Technical Sessions—Monday, 1400–1700

Room 342

Session 01: Novel Integrated Workflows to Describe Complex Reservoirs

Session Chairpersons: Olatunji Akinwunmi, Total; Paul Mckay, ION Geophysical

The accurate description of complex reservoirs i.e. turbidite, carbonate, faulted, etc. requires the appropriate integration of many data sources. The session proposes a series of papers on highly innovative integrated work-flows to reach such goals based on real field case experience.

1400

166122

An Innovative Attribute for Enhancing Faults Lineaments and Sedimentary Features During 2G&R Interpretation
A. Massala, N. Keskes, L. Goncalves-Ferreira, C. Onu, P. Cordier, Total

1425

166376

"LOSC" Simulation: A Key to Introduce Heterogeneities in Turbidite Channel Complexes (Offshore Congo)
J. Gaillot, R. Labourdette, M. Bez, T. Bui, Total

1450

166117

Workflow to Image Unconformities with Deep Electromagnetic LWD Measurements Enables Well Placement in Complex Scenarios
C. Dupuis, D. Omeragic, Y. Chen, T. Habashy, Schlumberger

1545

166360

Geological and Geophysical Integration to Predict Key Carbonate Reservoir Properties and Heterogeneities in a Large Offshore Middle Eastern Carbonate Field
K. Philippe, K. Budkina, S. Sengupta, Total; M. Emang, Qatar Petroleum

1610

166347

Flow Path Characterization: A Deterministic Approach for Reconciliation of Flow Capacity Changes From Matrix and Fractures Productivity in Deep Jurassic Reservoirs in North Kuwait
M.N. Acharya, Kuwait Oil; S. Chakravorty, D.G. Rao, Schlumberger; G.K. Joshi, S.P. Pradhan, N.S. Rao, J.R. Singh, Q.M. Dashti, Kuwait Oil

1635

166307

Fracture Characterization in Unconventional Reservoirs Using Active and Passive Seismic Data With Uncertainty Analysis Through Geostatistical Simulation
D. Maity, F. Aminzadeh, University of Southern California

ePoster

 

166500

Generation of an Accurate Conceptual Model for Green Fields
G. De Paola, R. Torrado, Repsol; D. Bhattacharjya, U. Mello, IBM; S. Embid, Repsol

Room 238 and 239

Session 02: Downhole Measurement Technology

Session Chairpersons: Philippe Legrand, Baker Hughes; Oleg Zhdaneev, Schlumberger

The session presents the recent advances in downhole sensor technology and downhole measurement and evaluation tools. The discussion covers multiphase metering, array production logging tools, and intelligent tracer technology.

1400

166378

Smart Alarms Tool Development Approach For Oil Production Monitoring System
R. Pchelnikov, D. Mironov, Technical Expertise Center; R. Salikhov, Samotlorneftegas; A. Gladkov, G. Kogan, R. Gareev, Modeltech; R. Khabibullin, RSU of Oil and Gas

1425

166502

Interpretation of Array Production Logging Measurements in Horizontal Wells for Flow Profile
L. Liao, D. Zhu,  N. Yoshida, A.D. Hill, Texas A&M University; M. Jin, Shell

1450

166532

Integrated Solution for Emulsion Diagnosis in Horizontal Production Logs
N. Ahmad, N.M. Musharfi, Saudi Aramco; Z. Zaouali, M.A. Bawazir, H. Al-Shabibi, Schlumberger

1545

166076

Monitoring Multilateral Flow and Completion Integrity with Permanent Intelligent Well Tracers
H. Abay, RESMAN; G. Garbhan, Marathon Petroleum; F. Nyhavn, RESMAN; S. Husebo, Marathon Petroleum

1610

166131

Propagation Measurements for Acoustic Downhole Telemetry Systems
A.K. Farraj, University of Toronto;  S. Miller, K. Qaraque, Texas A&M University

1635

166102

Performance of Multiphase Flowmeter and Continuous Water Cut Monitoring Devices in North Slope, Alaska
J.L. Brady, C. Igbokwe, , S. Montague, M. Warren, N. Stadnicky, M. Linder, A. Hall BP; P. Mehdizadeh, Production Technology; B. Roberts, J.S. Lievois, D.J. Rodriguez, Weatherford

Room 255, 256, and 257

Session 03: Planning, Modeling, and Executing Well Operations

Session Chairpersons: Jennifer Julian, BP; Terry Toye, Weatherford

Sharing experience in planning, modeling, and execution of well operations in a safe and efficient manner is critical to ensure excellence in operations, achieve target rates, and sustain production levels. We will hear from lessons learned—the good and the bad—and share our best well operations practices.

1400

166079

Evaluation of Downhole Oil/Water Separation in a Casing
S. Svedeman, Southwest Research Institute; J.L. Brady, BP

1425

166362

Successfully Managing Mature Gas Fields in the Netherlands
F. Yavuz, F. Jansen, EBN

1450

166404

Asphaltene Deposition in Metal Pipes: Efficient Inhibition and Removal By Different Surfactants
S.M. Hashmi, Yale University; A. Firoozabadi, Reservoir Engineering Research Institute

1545

166221

A Novel Temperature-Activated, Rigid-Setting Material: Case Histories and Lessons Learned After More Than 500 Well Interventions for Drilling and Conformance Applications
J.E. Vasquez, I.A. Fowler, Halliburton

1610

166509

Integrated Approach To Simulation Of Near-Wellbore And Wellbore Cleanup
B.C. Theuveny, D. Mikhailov, P. Spesivtsev, A. Starostin, A. Osiptsov, V. Shako, Schlumberger

1635

166218

Reduction In Scale Build-Up From Sub-Surface Downhole Safety Valve Using Hydrophobic Material Coating
D. Kumar, J.C. Welch, Z. Xu, Baker Hughes

Room 244 and 245

Session 04: Perforating Technology

Session Chairpersons: Peggy Rijken, Chevron; Syed Ali, Schlumberger

This session highlights the most recent advances in perforating technologies through case histories and new innovative systems.

1400

166369

Perforating Instrumented and Smart Well Completions: Available Technology, Testing, Development, and Lessons Learned
C.G. Blount, S. Grubb, W. Kable, P.H. Lynch, S.M. McCracken, ConocoPhillips; B.E. Smith, Legacy Energy Ventures

1425

166420

Case History-Combining Extreme Overbalance and Dynamic Underbalance Perforating Techniques in Ecuador
P. Poveda, A. Izurieta, PetroAmazonas; J.H. Lozada, F. Rios, M.S. Scott, Halliburton

1450

166231

Design Verification, Optimization and Validation of Ultra-HPHT Completion and Production Tools
G. Deng, J.C. Doane, A. Ruffo, G. Shyu, S.D. Collins, Baker Hughes

1545

166238

Frac-Perforating Charge Maintains Treating Pressure While Increasing Pumping Rate: A Case Study in South Texas
T. Brady, T. Grace, Halliburton

1610

166179

Thermally Stable Explosive System for Ultra-High Temperature Perforating
J. Barker, Halliburton

1635

166248

Novel Electro-Hydraulic Intelligent Firing Head for Tubing Conveyed Perforating
E. Stolboushkin, S.N. Zuklic, E.R. Peterson,  J. Stretton, Baker Hughes

ePoster

 

166499

Design Methodology for Swellable Elastomer Packers for Wells Construction Operations
R. Evers, T. Koloy, T. Abrahamsen, Halliburton

Room E3

Session 05: Pressure Management

Session Chairpersons: Dennis Moore, Signa Engineering; Terry Hemphill, Halliburton

Overbalanced, underbalanced, and the ability to successfully manage borehole pressure are areas of specific interest and study. Dual gradient, MPD, pore pressure effects, and innovative drilling practices will be highlighted in this session.

1400

166272

First Successful Commercial Application of Dual Gradient Drilling in Ultra-Deepwater GOM
R.F. Ziegler, M.A. Sabri, M.B. Idris, R.F. Malt, Petronas; R.F. Malt, R. Stave, AGR EDS ORS

1425

166134

Case Study - ECD Management Strategy Solves Lost Circulation Issues on Complex Salt Diapirs/Paleocene Reservoir
D. Murray, Shell; M.W. Sanders, K. Houston, M-I SWACO, a Schlumberger company; H. Hogg, G. Wylie, Shell;

1450

166170

Managed Pressure Drilling, Casing and Cementing Enables Success in Conventionally Undrillable Wells in the Harding Field
M.A. Mashaal, T. Fuller, C.J. Brown, R. Paterson, BP

1545

166188

Using Connection and Total Gases Quantitatively in the Assessment of Shale Pore Pressure
M.W. Alberty, K. Fink, Hess

1610

166103

Evaluation of Annular Pressure Losses While Casing Drilling
V. Dokhani, M. Shahri, University of Tulsa; M. Karimi, Weatherford; S. Saslehi, University of Louisiana

1635

166110

Successful HP/HT Drilling Through Innovative Practices: Sharing a Case Study of a Deep  HP/HT
M. Syazwan, Y. Yap, L. Umar, M. Pepple, Petronas

ePoster

 

166300

Reducing Brownfield Development Costs via Improved Drilling Practice and Enhanced Understanding of Wellbore Instability in Weak Formations
N. Stevenson, G. Kvevik, E. Manalac, C. Persson, Statoil; J. Dorr, Schlumberger

 

166123

The Development of a Geopolymer-Based Pill as an Engineered Solution to Lost Circulation
M. Miller, J. Scorsone, D.L. Whitfill, Halliburton; M. McDonald, N. Miller, PQ Corporation

Room E2

Session 06: A Relook at Fracturing Methods

Session Chairpersons: Bart Thomeer, Schlumberger; Joseph Frantz, Range Resources

This session will look again at old and new methods of fracturing from the reservoir interference perspective, completion control, multi-stage fracturing spacing, perforation influence on fracture initiation in relation with geomechanics and diagnostics.

1400

166348

High Pressure Stimulation—Impact of Hydraulic Fracture Geometry to Unconventional Gas Appraisal and Development in Compressional Settings
R. Yuan, L. Jin, C. Zhu, S. Vitthal, Shell; B. Xu, Bitean Geoscience and Engineering

1425

166086

Horizontal Well Fracture Initiation and Extension in Cemented Cased Wells
A.A. Daneshy, Daneshy Consultants

1450

166528

Application And Benefits Of Degradable Technology In Open-Hole Fracturing
I. Aviles, M. Marya, T. Hernandez, T. Dunne, M. Dardis, J. Baihly, Schlumberger

1545

166489

Time-Delayed Fracturing: A New Strategy in Multi-Stage, Multi-Well Pad Fracturing
R. Manchanda, M.M. Sharma, University of Texas At Austin

1610

166441

Development of Brittle Shale Fracture Network Model Part 2: What is the Value of SRV?
A. Nejad, R.F. Shelley, L.V. Lehman, K. Shah, D. Gusain, M.T. Conway, StrataGen Engineering

1635

166434

Breakdown Pressure Determination a Fracture Mechanics Approach

X. Jin, S.N. Shah, J. Roegiers, University of Oklahoma; B. Hou, China University of Petroleum

ePosters

 

166239

Real World Solutions: Effective Fracture Treatment Design in Horizontal Wells
J.M. Sturms, Devon Energy; C.H. Smith, L. Ziane, Halliburton

 

166354

Post-Treatment Assessment of Induced Fracture Networks
A. Taleghani, M. Gonzalez, P. Puyang, J. Lorenzo Louisiana State University; J.H. Le Calvez, W. Xu, Schlumberger

Room 243

Session 07: New Perspectives and Methodologies

Session Chairpersons: Scott Shipley, Ralph E. Davis Associates; Oghenero Ozobeme, Total

View new perspectives on innovation and on uncertainty and risk management. Discussions include novel methodologies for value creation, the opening of new opportunities, and portfolio optimization.

1400

166084

How Does Innovation Happen in the Upstream Oil and Gas Industry? Insights from a Global Survey
R.K. Perrons, Queensland University of Technology

1425

166409

Putting a Value on Estimated NGL Volumes in Prospect Evaluation
R. Harrison, Senergy Limited

1450

166269

The Risk of Using Risk Matrices
P. Thomas, R.B. Bratvold, University of Stavanger; J. Bickel, University of Texas at Austin

1545

166349

Value Creation Through an Integrated Approach to Performance Improvement
C. Chessa, F. Magnani, F. De Fiorido, Eni

1610

166392

Fast Reservoir Performance Evaluation Under Uncertainty: Opening New Opportunities
R.R. Torrado, Repsol; D. Ciaurri, U. Mello, IBM; S. Embid, Repsol

1635

166372

Evaluation of Multi-Objective Methods for Portfolio Tradeoff Analysis
K. Kostuik, Charlotte Software Systems; A.A. Valdez, J. Bordovsky, Energy XXI; C. Faig, Aclaro Softworks

Room 338 and 339

Session 08: Evaluation of Unconventional Reservoirs

Session Chairpersons: Richard Pemper, Baker Hughes; Jerome Truax, Linn Energy

This session presents the latest petrophysical and geomechanical technologies for determining the properties, characteristics, and hydrocarbon potential of unconventional reservoirs.

1400

166297

Hydrocarbon Saturation from Total Organic Carbon Logs Derived from Inelastic and Capture Nuclear Spectroscopy
P. Craddock, S.L. Herron, R. Badry, L.I. Swager, J.A. Grau, J.P. Horkowitz, D. Rose, Schlumberger

1425

166421

Determinating Hydraulic Fracture Orientation And Height In the Vaca Muerta Unconventional Reservoirs Using After Fracturing Borehole Acoustics Attributes
E.I. Velez, Schlumberger; J. Ponce, S. Tessari,  Apache

1450

166473

Critical Evaluation and Improvement of Methods for Determination of Matrix Permeability of Shale
M.F. Gonzalez, F. Civan, D. Devegowda, R.F. Sigal, University of Oklahoma

1545

166470

Standards for Characterization of Rock Properties in Unconventional Reservoirs: Fluid Flow Mechanism, Quality Control, and Uncertainties
A. Bertoncello, M.M. Honarpour, Hess

1610

166089

Calibrating Log Derived Stress Profiles in Anisotropic Shale Gas Formations
A. Almarzooq, H. Aljeshi, A. AlAkeely, Saudi Aramco

1635

166284

sCore: A Mineralogy Based Classification Scheme for Organic Mudstones
H. Gamero Diaz, C.K. Miller, R. Lewis, Schlumberger

ePoster

 

166242

Eagle Ford Completion Optimization Using Horizontal Log Data
R.W. Slocombe, A.M. Acock, K. Fisher, A. Viswanathan, C. Chadwick, R.L. Reischman, E. Wigger, Schlumberger

Room 344 and 345

Session 09: Advances in Enhanced and Improved Oil Recovery Technology

Session Chairpersons: Fady Chaban, Hess; Prasant Sainani, ConocoPhillips

Recent advances in EOR and improved oil recover (IOR) have resulted in a better understanding of processes such as chemical EOR, surfactant-polymer floods, IOR using surfactants, recovery using low-salinity brine injection, alkaline-surfactant polymer (ASP), miscible CO2 flooding, and water-alternating-gas in fractured and heterogeneous porous media. Practical and theoretical findings are shared as results in these outstanding and selected studies.

1400

166343

Offshore Polymer/LPS Injectivity Test with Focus on Operational Feasibility and Near Wellbore Response in a Heidrun Injector
O. Selle, H. Fischer, D.C. Standnes, I.H. Auflem, A.M. Lambertsen, P.E. Svela, Statoil; A.A. Mebratu, E.B. Gundersen, I. Melien, Halliburton

1425

166265

Effect of Concentration on HPAM Retention in Porous Media
G. Zhang, R.S. Seright, New Mexico Petroleum Recovery Research Center

1450

166085

Flow of Polyacrylamide Polymers in the Near-Wellbore-Region, Rheological Behavior Within Induced Fractures and Near-Wellbore-Area
M. Zechner, OMV; M. Buchgraber, Stanford University; T. Clemens, T. Gumpenberger, OMV; L.M. Castanier, A.R. Kovscek, Stanford University

1545

166244

Gas Injection Rate Needed for SAG Foam Processes to Overcome Gravity Override
C. Boeije, W.R. Rossen, Delft University of Technology

1610

166230

ASP Flood of a Viscous Oil in a Carbonate Rock
K.K. Panthi, H. Sharma, K.K. Mohanty, University of Texas At Austin

1635

166478

Use of Co-Solvents to Improve Alkaline-Polymer Flooding
R.P. Fortenberry, D. Kim, N. Nizamidin, S. Adkins, G.W. Arachchilage, H. Koh, U.P. Weerasooriya, G.A. Pope, University of Texas At Austin

ePoster

 

166232

Numerical Challenges in Foam Simulation: A Review
W.R. Rossen, Delft University of Technology

Room 252, 253, and 254

Session 10: Reservoir Engineering Case Histories

Session Chairpersons: Nigel Roberts, Cengiz Satik, Chevron

This session will focus on case histories of existing discoveries from a wide range of locations from South America, West Africa, Middle East, and the US. The case histories include deepwater, shale gas, and EOR projects.

1400

166317

Assessing the Accuracy of a Production Forecast: West Africa Field Case History
A.M. Apanel, R.J. Tester, A.B. Thomson, ExxonMobil; G.E. Mateus, G.M. Marques, Esso Exploration

1425

166202

Meeting the Challenge of Reservoir Simulation in the World Largest Clastic Oil Field – The Greater Burgan Field Complex, Kuwait
E. Ma, Kuwait Oil; S. Ryzhov, S. Gheorghiu, O. Hegazy, Schlumberger; M. Banagale, Kuwait Oil; M. Ibrahim, O. Grupinar, Schlumberger; L. Dashti, Kuwait Oil; J-M. Filak, Beicip-FranLab; R. Al-Houti, F. Ali, Kuwait Oil

1450

166078

Design and Execution of a Polymer Injection Pilot in Argentina
A. Hryc, F. Hochenfellner, H. Paponi, R. Puliti, T. Gerlero, Pluspetrol

1545

166468

Cross-Play Shale Gas Well Performance Analysis
N.G. Nair, Linn Energy; M. Miller, Promethean Technologies Group

1610

166176

Production Analysis in the Barnett Shale—Field Example for Reservoir Characterization Using Public Data
H. Pratikno, ConocoPhillips; D.E. Reese, Dave E Reese Consulting; M.M. Maguire, ConocoPhillips

1635

166205

Production Decline Analysis Lessons from Classic Shale Gas Wells
C.R. Vanorsdale, Saudi Aramco

ePosters

 

166452

Insights from History Matching and Forecasting Work for a Steeply-Dipping, Faulted Volatile Oil Reservoir
S.P. Kaul, A.K. Ambastha, V. Eme, J.L. Creek, Chevron

 

166159

Fully Integrated Approach Using Temperature Measurements to Describe Complex Reservoirs: Case Study from Saudi Arabia
S.M. Al-Mutairi, M.A. Alghazal, A. Alhuthali, J. Cote, Saudi Aramco

 

166462

Evaluating Early-Time Eagle Ford Well Performance Using Multivariate Adaptive Regression Splines (MARS)
C. Gao, Plains Exploration and Production

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